Amber Mehmood, MD
Department of International Health
Dr. Amber Mehmood, MD, is a trained surgeon and public health academic with an interest in emergency and trauma care. Received her clinical training in Karachi, Pakistan, and practiced for seven years before transitioning to full time public health career at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Interests are in digital health, systems thinking and using health system frameworks for improving injury outcomes. So far the scope of Dr. Mehmood’s work includes use of m-health technologies to improve injury and trauma data systems; use of data to improve policies to deliver safe medical services, measuring trauma outcomes in low-middle income countries and mixed methods techniques to perform health systems assessment.
Dr. Mehmood is currently the Associate Director at the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, and most of my work is based in East Africa, Middle East and South East Asia.
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